Aria Lito Mansion
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a pleasant stay in a beautiful building on a stunning island made even more awesome by the staff...wonderful
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... out, with 18 glasses of wine on each, which represent their entire range - sparkling, whites, reds, sweet and fortified. Each tray has a selection of cheese and meze. And the glasses were big servings so all up we got about a bottle of wine each. All this for 26 Euro each tray. The wines were really good - not a bad wine amongst them. We loved the concept and will be trying it out when we get back home. After dragging ourselves back ...
Up early and onto the ships tender for short trip to Athinios port before hopping on a bus through the countryside to very edge of the caldera in Santorini, which was created by a huge volcanic eruption leaving only the rim. The island were covered in layers and layers of ash in the middle of the 2nd millennium B.C. Over the years these island had been occupied by Turkish, Italian and Greeks.
First stop is at Sigalas winery to sample some of the fine wines ...
... had a great view. Then we drove to the picture post-card village of Oia, with the beautiful painted houses, narrow streets (chock-a-block full of tourists) and plenty of blue-painted domed churches. We wandered around for two hours and soaked up the ambience and the sun. Then back to the main town, Fira, were we had a nice lunch, a wander around and then stood in line for the cable car down to the ship's tenders. It was a great ...
... place.....little villages here and there with a couple of cafes, gift shop, and bus stops....... Where we had dinner last night the waitress told us she has only been to Fira once in her life and it is very busy!! It is only a 15-20 min car ride! Where she lives is remote, a few houses dotted here and there and grapes growing. They don't grow grapes like we do on vines, they are ...
... the highlights of the island. I was getting pretty sick of
being on tour buses at that point. We were brought to a peak at the top of the
island with a few nautical windmills built out of ship parts. On another peak
across the way was St John’s Monastery, where my three friends had gone. I was
on a tour with a few other friends, though—Athena and Alex, sister and brother,
and my ship roommate John and his girlfriend Meg. I ...